Does Post-bleaching Fluoridation Affect the Further Demineralization of Bleached Enamel? An In Vitro Study

Hande Kemaloğlu; Hüseyin Tezel; Zeynep Ergücü

Disclosures

BMC Oral Health. 2014;14(113) 

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Conclusions

It may be concluded that post-bleaching fluoride application may be beneficial in reducing the risk of demineralization caused by acid attack after bleaching processes and to remineralize the bleached enamel surfaces. In addition, TiF4-treated samples released less Ca2+ than NaF-treated samples, which indicates that TiF4 may be more effective than NaF in preventing damage from acid attack.

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